Letchworth South West Demographics (North Hertfordshire, England)

Letchworth South West is a ward in North Hertfordshire of East of England, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Letchworth South West was 7,515 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Letchworth South West is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

83.5% of people living in Letchworth South West were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% India, 1.9% Scotland, 1.1% Ireland, 1.0% Wales, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% China, 0.4% United States.

94.9% of people living in Letchworth South West speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Panjabi, 0.6% Polish, 0.6% Italian, 0.3% French, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% Cantonese Chinese, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% German.

The religious make up of Letchworth South West is 56.2% Christian, 28.6% No religion, 3.3% Sikh, 1.3% Hindu, 1.1% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 558 people did not state a religion. 34 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

54.2% of people are married, 8.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.9% are separated or divorced. There are 320 widowed people living in Letchworth South West.

The top occupations listed by people in Letchworth South West are Professional 25.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.8%, Associate professional and technical 14.4%, Corporate managers and directors 10.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.3%, Elementary 8.5%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 7.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.7%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.7%, Administrative 7.6%.

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